The managing director of Tetra Pak UK & Ireland is moving on after just four months in the role.

Thomas Körmendi, who took up his current role in March this year, has been promoted to vice president of Tetra Pak's commercial operations, based in Stockholm.

He will be replaced on 1 September by Rik Jacobs, the current MD of Tetra Pak Benelux. Jacobs will become cluster vice president for North Europe and MD of Tetra Pak UK & Ireland.

Jacobs has worked at Tetra Pak since 2001 and before that held several leadership positions at PepsiCo and Ahold.